Daan Utsav – Spreading the joy through Music and Gift of Giving

The Shruti Sandhaan Foundation (established recently) the brainchild of Shri Umesh Bipin, Smt. Sangeeta Khare and Ms Shoonya Khare, held its first social event on 2nd October 2023. The date was intentionally chosen to coincide with Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday. The principles of mutual respect and cooperation that he espoused among several others was the underlying theme…Read More

Felicitation of Meritorious Students by Arya Samaj, Chembur

As part of the nationwide celebration of the 200th birth anniversary of Swami DayanandSaraswati, the founder of Arya Samaj, the Chembur Arya Samaj held a function on Sunday 9th ofJuly to felicitate the toppers in the 10th standard Board exams held in 2023 at its premises atCollectors Colony. The function, which was first of its…Read More

Project Dev-Rai

(By Jhankar Gadkari and Prabodh Sharma) Certain sacred areas in the Sahyadri forests in Maharashtra are known as Dev-Rai. [ Dev = God +  Rai = Forest , Dev-Rai …..A grove where divinity resides ] These sacred areas are protected, revered and worshipped by the local  tribals.   One may also find  temples of local…Read More

Prabhat Kunj Completes 40 Years

If you are anywhere in the vicinity of Diamond Garden ( Acharaya Udhyan) early morning you will not miss the shrill sound of Ho Ho Ha Ha that reverberates over a long distance. This is the clarion call from the Senior Citizens who gather everyday without fail to carry out the daily routine of physical…Read More

The story of Panorama

Chronicling the metamorphosis of Chembur over the decades The story of Panorama is related to the story of Chembur of the early sixties and seventies. Chembur was a serene suburb with lots of greenery and open space in the early days. It used to be the residence for its original inhabitants and also retired citizens.…Read More

74th Republic Day celebrations at St. Gregorios High School, Chembur

St. Gregorios High School, Chembur celebrated Republic Day with the theme ‘‘मेरा भारत महान’. The guests of honour for this event were Ms. Flavia Agnes, the acclaimed lawyer, and Dr. Rajan Welukar, former Vice Chancellor of Mumbai and current Vice Chancellor of ATLAS SkillTech University.  The flavour of the day was Women’s Empowerment and both…Read More

Tis the Season to spread Joy

Christmas is mainly associated with Santa, the Christmas trees, singing of thecarols and of course, the yummy plum cake. The OLPS church, which is at theheart of Chembur comes alive during the Christmas season.However, this article looks to highlight some other ways in which Christmasand the Christian spirit is celebrated by many Christians living in…Read More


New Building Premises at N.B. Patil MargTheme for the CribThe Bible Comes Alive!As this campus houses the junior section of the school, who are avid readers, we took a leaf outof our Annual concert theme, Stories Come Alive and used it to lay emphasis on the fact thatChristmas is not about Santa Claus or the…Read More

Chembur-car in the USA

An US citizen in the state of Virginia has taken up a license plate with the words “Chembur” for his Tesla electric vehicle. US citizen Anil Nair has been stopped by random strangers, some of whom became ‘new friends’. The story began almost 7 years ago when he acquired his Tesla Model S 70D –…Read More